Monday, November 30, 2009

The Short List

Participants are asked to read at least five of the following books. If one that you would like to discuss is not listed, please include it in the comment section of this post. Thanks!

Amiri & Odette: A Love Story by Walter Dean Myers, illustrations by Javaka Steptoe

Bad News for Outlaws by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, illustrations by R. Gregory Christie

Black Angels by Linda Beatrice Brown

Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith

Jumped by Rita Williams-Garcia

Looking Like Me by Walter Dean Myers, illustrations by Christopher Myers

Mare's War by Tanita S. Davis

My People by Langston Hughes, photographs by Charles R. Smith Jr.

The Negro Speaks of Rivers by Langston Hughes, illustrations by E. B. Lewis

Peace, Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson

Rich by Nikki Grimes, illustrations by R. Gregory Christie

Riot by Walter Dean Myers

The Rock and the River by Kekla Magoon

Ron's Big Mission by Rose Blue and Corinne J. Naden, illustrations by Don Tate

Shooting Star by Fredrick McKissack Jr.

Sweethearts of Rhythm by Marilyn Nelson, illustrations by Jerry Pinkney

Testing the Ice by Sharon Robinson, illustrations by Kadir Nelson

We Troubled the Waters by Ntozake Shange, illustrations by Rod Brown

1 comment:

Teresa said...

I would like to add The Hat that Wore Clara B by Melanie Turner-Denstaedt and illustrated by Frank Morrison to the list of books for us to look at on Sunday.